PSC Probation Officer II, Chief Superintendent (Mechanical), and Chief Superintendent (Electronics) Jobs in Nairobi Kenya 2013

Public Service Commission of Kenya:
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the positions shown below.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through one of the Commission’s websites www.publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke OR by completing ONE application form PSC 2 (Revised 2007).
The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Please Note
  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The public service commission is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all kenyans.
  • Women and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and testimonials during interviews.
  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Completed application forms should be sent to:
The Secretary
Public Service Commission of Kenya
P. O. Box 30095 – 00100
Nairobi,
so as to reach the Commission on or before 30th May, 2013.
Vacancy In The Office Of The Vice President And Ministry Of Home Affairs
Probation Officer II 
Nine (9) Posts V/No.118/2012
Basic Salary Scale:
Ksh.21,895 – Ksh.25,304 p.m.
(Job Group ‘J’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have
  • a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences in any of the following disciplines: Social Work, Sociology, Criminology, Guidance and Counseling or Social Psychology from a recognized university.
Duties and Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for the Probation Officers’ cadre. An officer at this level will work under the supervision of a more senior officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level include:-
  • interviewing accused persons for bail reports;
  • conducting and presenting social injury reports on probation and community service offenders as required by the courts;
  • making pre-trial and post trial social enquiries reports for the courts on referred offenders;
  • conducting and submitting social enquiry reports to correctional institutions and discharge boards; and
  • keeping updated records of offenders under supervision.
Chief Superintendent (Mechanical) –Building Services
 
Twelve (12) Posts V/No.126/2012
Basic Salary Scale:
Ksh.35,275 – Ksh.42,877 p.m.
(Job Group ‘M’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Senior Superintendent (Mechanical) – Building
  • Services, Job Group ‘L’ or comparable position in the Public Service;
  • a diploma in Mechanical Engineering or an Mechanical Technician Certificate Part III or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • attended a Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks in a recognized institution and;
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and responsibilities
An officer at this level may be deployed in a unit/design office at headquarters or in a Region. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include:
  • supervising inspections;
  • maintaining mechanical installation in public buildings, hospitals and institutions;
  • undertaking field activities including surveys, installations, commissioning and acceptance of mechanical equipment;
  • assessing equipment performance and making recommendations where necessary for replacement of unserviceable equipment;
  • supervising staff working under him/her;
  • preparing design drawings and specifications;
  • preparing estimates for mechanical installations in consultation with a Mechanical Engineer (Building Services); and
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Chief Superintendent (Electronics)

Eleven (11) Posts V/No.127/2012

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.35,275 – Ksh.42,877 p.m.
(Job Group ‘M’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Senior Superintendent (Electronics), Job Group ‘L’ or comparable position in the Public Service;
  • a diploma in Electronics Engineering or an Electronics
  • Technician Certificate Part III or comparable qualification from a recognized institution;
  • attended a Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks in a recognized institution and;
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level may be deployed in a unit/design office at headquarters or in a Region. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include:
  • supervising inspections;
  • maintaining electronics installation in public buildings and Government institutions;
  • undertaking field activities including surveys, report writing, installations, commissioning and acceptance of electronics equipment;
  • assessing equipment performance and making recommendations where necessary for replacement of unserviceable equipment;
  • supervise staff working under him/her;
  • preparing design drawings and preparing estimates for electronic installation in consultations with an Electrical Engineer.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through one of the Commission’s websites www.publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke OR by completing ONE application form PSC 2 (Revised 2007).

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